Janet Morrissey

Freelance Journalist

Janet Morrissey has been working as a reporter for more than 20 years. She's written features, profiles, breaking news, and market-moving stories for such publications as the New York Times, Fortune, Time Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. She also spent 11 years as a staff reporter at Dow Jones Newswires and one year at Crain's Investment News. She is also the author of a book on legendary venture capitalist Fred Adler.

Experts Warn Of Housing Bubble Signs In New York, San Francisco And Miami

Experts Warn Of Housing Bubble Signs In New York, San Francisco And Miami

It's been almost ten years since a housing bubble was last seen in the U.S. But experts are now seeing signs of a new bubble forming in three major markets.

How to Make Short-Term Bets on the Oil Sector

How to Make Short-Term Bets on the Oil Sector

Massive wildfires ripping through Canada's oil sands and a new report showing a drop in U.S. crude inventory sent crude prices and stocks soaring. But don't expect it to last.

Why You Should Find Refuge in Wide Moat Stocks

Why You Should Find Refuge in Wide Moat Stocks

Weary investors, hoping to stop the bleeding in their portfolios from the volatility and selloffs in the broader market, might look at "wide moat stocks" for protection.

Silicon Valley Firms Facing Heat On Gender Pay Equity

Silicon Valley Firms Facing Heat On Gender Pay Equity

A battle over gender pay equity is looming in Silicon Valley. An investment firm is launching proxy fights at big-name tech firms,demanding they disclose pay equity disparities at their firms.

The Housing Recovery Looks Ominous With Mortgage Applications Plunging

The Housing Recovery Looks Ominous With Mortgage Applications Plunging

The latest MBA weekly data show mortgage applications dropped 4.7% while mortgage rates ticked up to their highest level since last October. Does this spell bad news for the future?

Owning a Home Can Be Cheaper Than Renting, If You Look Here

Owning a Home Can Be Cheaper Than Renting, If You Look Here

For all those frustrated by shelling out money to your landlord without building any equity, it's time to look at getting a mortgage here.